Jonno Gibbes

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Wenceslas Lauret crosses the line for one of Racing 92’s five tries against Ulster in their  44-12 victory in Paris. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Champions Cup: Racing 44 Ulster 12 Another point, or at a push two points, got away from Ulster in Racing’s futuristic Arena but over the course of t(...)

Ireland under-20 players Jonny Stewart, Diarmuid Barron, head coach Noel McNamara, Sean Masterson and Tommy O’Brien. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

His first love was soccer. But the shape of the ball has done little to stop the surge of Noel McNamara. The almost compulsory career graph from star (...)

Dan Leavy: fit again and looking forward to pushing for a place in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland side. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Last April Dan Leavy edged out Ireland’s Josh van der Flier and Rhys Ruddock to earn a start in the back row at blindside alongside Jack Conan and Se(...)

“He’s smart, he’s got a good way about him, but he doesn’t accept people letting their team-mates down,” says Jono Gibbes, who was forwards’ coach for Joe Schmidt for three years at Leinster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

In last year’s 13-10 defeat to England in Twickenham, Ireland started the match with Peter O’Mahony, Chris Henry, Jamie Heaslip, Conor Murray, Johnny (...)